# Recent questions tagged general-aptitude 1
A can is filled with $5$ paise coins. Another can is filled with $10$ paise coins. Another can is filled with $25$ paise coins. All the cans are given wrong labels. If the can labeled $25$ paise is not having the $10$ paise coins, what will the can, labeled $10$ paise have? $25$ paise $5$ paise $10$ paise cannot be determined
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Find the smallest number $y$ such that $y\times 162$ ($y$ multiplied by $162$) is a perfect cube $24$ $27$ $36$ $38$
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When the sum of all possible two digit numbers formed from three different one digit natural numbers are divided by sum of the original three numbers, the result is $26$ $24$ $20$ $22$
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What is the maximum number of distinct handshakes that can happen in the room with $5$ people in it? $15$ $10$ $6$ $5$
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The percentage profit earned by selling an article for $\text{Rs.}1,920$ is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for $\text{Rs.}1,280$. At what price should the article be sold to make $25\%$ profit? $\text{Rs.}2,000$ $\text{Rs.}2,200$ $\text{Rs.}2,400$ Data inadequate
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The present ages of three persons in proportions $4:7:9$. Eight years ago, the sum of their ages was $56$. Find their present ages (in years). $8,20,28$ $16,28,36$ $20,35,45$ None of the above options
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The sequence $s_{0},s_{1},\dots , s_{9}$ is defined as follows: $s_{0} = s_{1} + 1$ $2s_{i} = s_{i-1} + s_{i+1} + 2 \text{ for } 1 \leq i \leq 8$ $2s_{9} = s_{8} + 2$ What is $s_{0}$? $81$ $95$ $100$ $121$ $190$
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A contiguous part, i.e., a set of adjacent sheets, is missing from Tharoor's GRE preparation book. The number on the first missing page is $183$, and it is known that the number on the last missing page has the same three digits, but in a different order. Note that every sheet ... one at the front and one at the back. How many pages are missing from Tharoor's book? $45$ $135$ $136$ $198$ $450$
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What is the maximum number of regions that the plane $\mathbb{R}^{2}$ can be partitioned into using $10$ lines? $25$ $50$ $55$ $56$ $1024$ Hint: Let $A(n)$ be the maximum number of partitions that can be made by $n$ lines. Observe that $A(0) = 1, A(2) = 2, A(2) = 4$ etc. Come up with a recurrence equation for $A(n)$.
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Please help with this question:- $(\sqrt{243}+3)^x+(\sqrt{243}-3)^x=15^x$.
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Oar is to rowboat as foot is to running sneaker skateboard jumping
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For all integers $y>1, \: \langle y \rangle = 2y+(2y-1)+(2y-2) + \dots +1$. What is the value of $\langle 3 \rangle \times \langle 2 \rangle$? Where $\times$ is a multiplication operator? $116$ $210$ $263$ $478$
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If $152$ is divided into four parts proportional to $3$, $4$, $5$ and $7$, then the smallest part is $29$ $26$ $25$ $24$
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In a new budget, the price of petrol rose by $25\%$. By how much percent must a person reduce his consumption so that his expenditure on it does not increase? $10\%$ $15\%$ $20\%$ $25\%$
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A sum of money doubles at compound interest in 6 years. In how many years it will become $16$ times? $16$ years $24$ years $48$ years $96$ years
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If the proposition ‘Houses are not bricks’ is taken to be False then which of the following propositions can be True? All houses are bricks No house is brick Some houses are bricks Some houses are not bricks Select the correct answer from the options given below: b and c a and d b only c only
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Given below are two premises with four conclusions drawn from them. Which of the following conclusions could be validly drawn from the premises? Premises: No paper is pen Some paper are handmade Conclusions: All paper are handmade Some handmade are pen Some handmade are not pen All handmade are paper
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‘All republics are grateful’ and ‘Some republics are not grateful’ cannot both be true, and they cannot both be false. This is called as contraries contradictories subaltern super altern
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Identify the reasoning in the following argument : ‘Use of teaching aids in the classroom to enhance learning is important in a similar way as that of the use of ICT for production of knowledge’. Hypothetical Analogical Inductive Deductive
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The proposition ‘No historians are non-mathematician’ is equivalent to which of the following proposition? All historians are mathematicians No historians are mathematicians Some historians are mathematicians Some historians are not mathematicians
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Consider the following table that shows the number (in lakhs) of different sizes of LED television sets sold by a company over the last seven years from $2012$ to $2018$. Answer the question based on the data contained in the table: Sale of LED Television sets (in lakhs) of different sizes (in ... $32$-inch LED Television sets in $2017$ compared to that in $2013$? $36 \%$ $56 \%$ $57 \%$ $64 \%$
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Consider the following table that shows the number (in lakhs) of different sizes of LED television sets sold by a company over the last seven years from $2012$ to $2018$. Answer the question based on the data contained in the table: Sale of LED Television sets (in lakhs) ... of all seven years the maximum? $22$ - inch Television $24$ - inch Television $32$ - inch Television $49$ - inch Television
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Consider the following table that shows the number (in lakhs) of different sizes of LED television sets sold by a company over the last seven years from $2012$ to $2018$. Answer the question based on the data contained in the table: Sale of LED Television sets (in lakhs) of different sizes ( ... $40$-inch Television sets sold in $2013$ and $2018$ $1,600,000$ $1,500,000$ $15,000,000$ $16,000,000$
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Consider the following table that shows the number (in lakhs) of different sizes of LED television sets sold by a company over the last seven years from $2012$ to $2018$. Answer the question based on the data contained in the table: Sale of LED Television sets (in lakhs) of ... the total sale of Television sets of size $49$-inches (in lakhs) over all the seven years? $912$ $896$ $879$ $869$
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Consider the following table that shows the number (in lakhs) of different sizes of LED television sets sold by a company over the last seven years from $2012$ to $2018$. Answer the question based on the data contained in the table: Sale of LED Television sets (in lakhs) ... all the seven years the minimum? $22$ - inch Television $24$ - inch Television $49$ - inch Television $40$ - inch Television
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The marked price of a table is Rs. 1200, which is 20% above the cost price. It is sold at a discount of 10% on the marked price. Find the profit percent. (a) 10% (b) 8% (c) 7.5% (d) 6% What approach can I use for these type of questions?
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A contour line joins locations having the same height above the mean sea level. The following is a contour plot of a geographical region. Contour lines are shown at $25$ m intervals in this plot. The path from $P$ to $Q$ is best described by Up-Down-Up-Down Down-Up-Down-Up Down-Up-Down Up-Down-Up
What is the difference between the compound interests on $Rs.5000$ for $1\frac{1}{2}$ years at $4$% per annum compounded yearly and half-yearly? See we know formula for compound interest $P\left ( 1+\frac{R}{100} \right )^{n}$ ... Do we need to calculate fraction power like this?
$1)$What is the value of $\sin 15^{o}$ $\sin 15^{o}=\sin \left ( 60^{o}-45^{o} \right )$ $=\sin 60^{o}.\cos 45^{o}-\cos 60^{o}.\sin 45^{o}$ ... $=\frac{\sqrt{3}-1}{2\sqrt{2}}=0.258$ Is it correct? $2)$ $\sin 80^{o}$ value=_____________ Is it possible to do?